Latest Pedometer Stories

2010-04-03 08:42:38

Unintentional physical activity may be influenced by non-conscious attitudes, notes David Conroy, associate professor of kinesiology and human development and family studies.

2010-03-16 08:29:28

Simple, low-cost measures such as wearing a pedometer to inspire walking and spending a few minutes a day meditating can put adolescents on the track toward better health, researchers report.

2010-01-08 11:48:00

TUALATIN, Ore., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon Scientific, a leading designer and worldwide marketer of personal electronics, including weather and timing devices, today announced its partnership with lifestyle company Gaiam, Inc. at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (January 7-10).

2009-11-27 13:57:00

KELOWNA, BC, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Uploadable USB pedometers may be new, but they're already seeing prime time in wellness. A combination of advanced accelerometer functionality and automated data upload are solving a long term concern over the accuracy of self-reported data.

2009-07-14 07:11:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is officially here, and that means longer days and warmer weather are afoot. The season is also notoriously a time when people want to get in shape.

2009-07-14 07:58:59

A study published this week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine has found that of six interventions promoting exercise in adults in Australia, encouraging the use of pedometers

2009-05-20 11:11:45

U.S. professors say using smart phones to track physical activity may improve a person's health.

2009-05-14 14:15:00

Teens don’t seem to be motivated by a system that requires them to wear a pedometer and sends them text messages to take part in physical activity.

2009-03-17 11:19:32

The benefits of moderate physical activity to general health and well-being are well known. It is recommended that people engage in 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity physical activity, equivalent to 30 minutes each day 5 times a week.

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